The “K” Word–Kantor

Since most of my blogs have been about me, I thought I’d give you all a break and provide a little insight into my novel. So my “k” word is “Kantor,” the cologne Sabre’s brother, Ron, always wore in The Advocate. Here is an excerpt from the book, page 25:

She opened the office door. A familiar odor caught her attention–faint, but recognizable. Her brother’s favorite cologne, Kantor. It had been years since she had experienced the smell of his cologne, unsure if they even still made it. She would check with the other attorneys on Monday to see who in the building wore the cologne. She started to dismiss it when she noticed that her brother’s photo, on the credenza behind her desk, was facing the wall. She knew she hadn’t moved the photo.

No point in trying to find the cologne, it doesn’t exist except in The Advocate, again on page 181:

As she approached the spot where the stranger had been sitting, she smelled the familiar odor of Kantor cologne. Once again her heart skipped a beat. It was the only cologne Ron ever wore. The smell grew stronger the closer she came to where the man had been seated. She peered around, but he seemed to be gone. She watched as she walked to her car, but no further evidence of him, nor the smell, presented itself. More paranoia?

I guess you’ll have to read the book to see where the smell of Kantor is coming from. If you haven’t done it already, you can click here to enter the drawing to win a free, autographed copy of The Advocate.

  1. Just an update. I’m on Chapter 12 and totally loving it! I don’t know what to expect and that is awesome! Can’t wait to finish it do the review and interview soon. Everyone, get this book as soon as it comes out.

  2. “No point in trying to find the cologne, it doesn’t exist”….That is not a true statement.
    I had the pleasure of wearing it for a few months while working in Dallas for a “Sheri Richardson's” father in the Red Bird area at an office complex next to Southwest Center Mall (Formerly “Red Bird” Mall)….She operated a custom and designer fragrance shop in his office space that he also leased to several hairdressers.
    I was always told that I smelled good and was always asked what I was wearing by all types of women of all ages..young and old.
    I can't seem to find her at this writing, but I won't give up.She's out there somewhere wupping up a batch of Kantor…
    M. Parrish

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